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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-04-2020, 03:52 AM
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Posted By obthomas
When I replaced my suspension about a year ago I...

When I replaced my suspension about a year ago I looked into the bushings as a cheaper rebuild of my control arms instead of replacing them. There is some history that turned me off and I replaced...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-20-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By obthomas
Listen to JFP. The ignition switch has a failure...

Listen to JFP. The ignition switch has a failure reputation with these cars.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5,904
Views: 621,821
Posted By obthomas
Noticed a roof sag just below the window on my...

Noticed a roof sag just below the window on my 03. Had to remove the rear roof weatherstrip/seal and glue the roof tail cloth back in place on the rear bow. wedged the rear seal back in the groove....
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-14-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By obthomas
Use what you know about a boxster. Go buy a...

Use what you know about a boxster. Go buy a 2003-4 S in good shape get the glass rear window. Put the cars side by side in your garage. Take all the pretty parts, wheels, tires, off your 02 and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By obthomas
My car has the shims. Both front and back. I...

My car has the shims. Both front and back. I was surprised to find them. They can be purchased new with new adhesive. I reused mine by sticking them to the new pads with an adhesive like brake...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By obthomas
OH Oh Isn't Blue and Grey out of favor right now?

OH Oh Isn't Blue and Grey out of favor right now?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By obthomas
I had this problem. My window would not drop...

I had this problem. My window would not drop when I opened the door. The majority of searches on this site vehemently advocated replacing the regulator as the wires have a tendency to stretch in...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-16-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By obthomas
So does my 2003 S

So does my 2003 S
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-15-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By obthomas
The whole roof was probably changed. The glass...

The whole roof was probably changed. The glass window is much smaller than the plastic. Can't imagine just glueing glass in the hole where plastic was.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-08-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,762
Posted By obthomas
Don't give up on your steering wheel controls...

Don't give up on your steering wheel controls (SWC) so easily. Check to see if they are a network of resistors. If they are a network of resister you can find the control wire and many radios will...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-25-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By obthomas
we have to agree on what we are talking about. A...

we have to agree on what we are talking about. A coffin arm, a wishbone, a tuning fork, radius arm, control arm thrust arm and lower arm are confusing even before we start talking about bushings.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-25-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By obthomas
What are you calling a thrust arm?

What are you calling a thrust arm?
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-30-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By obthomas
I'm no expert but, 1.7Kw works out to about 140...

I'm no expert but, 1.7Kw works out to about 140 amps. That seems like a lot for a boxster. I would have expected more like 100 amps. Next it is very important if you have a manual transmission...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 09-20-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By obthomas
It is purple and red.....Woman that owned it had...

It is purple and red.....Woman that owned it had it repainted. Was silver. Grey interior is original.. One day I am going to repaint the red trim a flat black. Meanwhile I get a lot of looks.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-20-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By obthomas
Remove cigarette lighter and replace with...

Remove cigarette lighter and replace with no-smoking plug:dance:
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-18-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By obthomas
center console batwing says Boxster S Door...

center console batwing says Boxster S
Door sills say Boxster S
Tail pipes are seperate
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-11-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 984
Posted By obthomas
I been needing a new password for my computer at...

I been needing a new password for my computer at work. "Cluelessthe****************************1" At least 15 letters and easy to remember.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-10-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 984
Posted By obthomas
I though Clueless wanted to stand in his living...

I though Clueless wanted to stand in his living room and start his car out in the driveway with his key fob. I got a buddy can do that remote start thing with his truck.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-06-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 984
Posted By obthomas
Not really. Most of us have manual transmissions...

Not really. Most of us have manual transmissions and park in garages.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-01-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By obthomas
That is because the sticker is actually inside...

That is because the sticker is actually inside the gas flap.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By obthomas
Vibration is in the seat, firewall, car. The...

Vibration is in the seat, firewall, car. The steering is solid and does not vibrate. Suspension parts are all OEM except struts are B6 not B4.
When I get to third gear about 50 MPH and give it gas...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By obthomas
Some responses, yes I have a durametric tool and...

Some responses, yes I have a durametric tool and I am not afraid to use it. The vibration came after I refreshed the suspension earlier this month. I replaced the new right axle about a year ago so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-29-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By obthomas
Yes. I watched the alignment as it was done. ...

Yes. I watched the alignment as it was done. My DIY equipment also shows that it is spot on.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-28-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By obthomas
vibration when accelerating

My 03 Boxster S with 97000 miles and all new wheel bearings and suspension vibrates when accelerating. No CEL, engine runs as good as ever. After suspension replacement I got a vibration from 3rd...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-16-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,630
Posted By obthomas
After reading your situation twice I can think of...

After reading your situation twice I can think of two cars not on your list but would be good suggestions:

2001-10 Lexus SC430 and
2002-05 Ford Thunderbird.
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